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Decoding words in connected text can make emergent readers really feel like they are great readers. They work as a class to sound out simple cvc words located in super short sentences. Tip: Extend this activity by having a variety of high frequency words available for individual learners to switch in and out of sentence frames. The whole class can work to gether to read each persons simple sentence.
Learners explore methods of decoding words in sentences. They read all the words in the sentence they know to obtain clues. Students then sound out the difficult words and highlight them. They underline unknown words. Learners practice decoding strategies.
In this body parts decoder worksheet, students match letters and numbers codes to decipher the names of parts of the body. Students decode fifteen words.
Second graders decode sounds and words. In this reading skills lesson, 2nd graders listen to a lecture regarding the vowel, consonant, vowel and vowel, consonant, consonant, vowel pattern found in several words. Students practice breaking words into syllables to read.
Help primary school pupils learn valuable reading strategies. As they choral read a poster or big book, they predict covered words and learn various reading strategies for figuring out an unknown word. This will help them gain an understanding of the alphabetic principle of associating sounds with letters in order to decode tricky words. Strategies taught include: using context, rereading, using pictures, and chunking. This could benefit your English language learners, too!
Practice blending letters together to make the words learners are reading. They decode words familiarized with the concept of blending. This lesson utilizes the Body-Coda method of blending developed by Lloyd Eldredge. Each child receives a copy of the book, Tin Man Fix-It.
Students experience the strategies of decoding words and crosschecking to master reading more fluently. They read, crosscheck and decode the books, "Lee and the Team," from Phonics Readers and "Ready to Race," by Shealy Melton.
Sounding out individual phonemes and blending them to make a word is usually one of the first tasks mastered when learning to read. Make master decoders out of your learners, they sound out a series of simple two and three-letter cvc words, counting phonemes as they go.
In this word decoding instructional activity, 7th graders decode the words by matching the correct number with the letter that it represents. Students complete 20 words.
Students practice becoming more fluent readers with expression and emotion by decoding words in connected text. They work on their reading fluency through timed repeated readings. Each student drills on the book, "Arthur's Loose Tooth," by Lillian Hoban.
In this letter identification instructional activity, students decode words by finding the letter that goes between the given letters, or if only one letter is given, they write the letter that comes before it. They complete 20 examples.
Elementary learners improve their reading and spelling skills by better understanding the relationship of the decoding and encoding processes as they apply them to one-syllable words. After a lecture/demo, 1st graders practice using a worksheet imbedded in this plan. 
In this word decoding worksheet, 7th graders try to break the code to spell each word. Students are given nineteen sets of number codes where they must determine the word for each code.
Practice sounding out multi-syllable words with this scaffolded lesson. Learners decode words by segmenting them into phonemes and combining the sounds. Your lines are in bold here, but you can easily use this simply as an outline instead of a script. Begin by modeling this skill, then guide learners to practice themselves. The class writes the word as they sound it out and counts phonemes together. Adaptations for multiple skill levels are provided here.
In this decoding learning exercise, students mark long and short vowel sounds, read a short story, noticing decoding exceptions, circle decoding exceptions in sentences, complete a matching activity and unscramble decoding exception words.
In this literacy worksheet, students use the blends along with the pictures in order to practice the sounds of letter combinations.
Stamp, slap, and clap! Emergent readers demonstrate their awareness of the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds in spoken, short vowel, single-syllable words with a stamp/slap/clap activity. After identifying the letters and sounds of the letters, class members indicate the proper position of phoneme with their actions. Word and resource lists, as well as a rubric, are included. Links to worksheets are also provided.
Introduce your little ones to the wonders of phonemic decoding. They practice along as you sound out simple cvc words in the context of a sentence. 
If you're looking for a comprehensive reading and comprehension assessment for your kindergartners, look no further. In this fine packet of worksheets, learners must perform a series of letter recognition tasks, decoding tasks, and tasks which show they understand basic oral instructions. An answer key is provided. Very good!
Approach vocabulary through decoding and chunking. Your class breaks up words into basic syllables or chunks then engages in a decoding activity. Useful for a variety of language levels and grades, just modify to fit your class.

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